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Case Studies

Product and process development is how new value is created through delivering great products that meet customer needs with profitable ...

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Articles

What are the key traits I should look for in a potential Chief Engineer? The answer to that question depends ...

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Articles

What’s a good “small step” to start off my LPPD transformation? Visual management (VM) is a great place to start ...

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Articles

I have 15 years of lean experience on the shop floor. Recently my organization’s product development leader was let go ...

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E-Letters

Takeshi Uchiyamada had a problem. He had just been named Chief Engineer for arguably the most revolutionary product in Toyota’s ...

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E-Letters

I was dreading the next eight weeks. Multiple surgeries at the University of Michigan Cancer Center had finally rid me ...

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Articles

I’ve read about auto engineers driving their companies’ newest vehicles for months seeing how many heads turn, what passersby think ...

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Articles

Kelly Singer: How do lean and green companies approach sustainability differently? James Morgan: Lean and Green companies think about their impact on ...

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E-Letters

While I hear a great deal from companies these days about how their latest initiative will create greater “organizational synergy, ...

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E-Letters

Effective milestones are an important part of a company’s development process, especially in today’s era of team-based sprints and stand-ups. ...

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